Washington County Manufacturer's Association

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Important note: February Meeting Change!

Dear Friends/members of the WCMA,
We have received a call from the organization that we were to tour tomorrow night. FPD Company has cancelled our tour of their facility in McMurray, PA.

In place of that tour, we will be touring Accutrex Products, Inc. located at 112 Southpointe Blvd in Canonsburg, PA.

Accutrex Products, Inc. is a custom manufacturer of a wide range of products for diverse and demanding industries throughout the world. Among our many products are shims, gaskets, custom fabrications, and assemblies, made to your precise needs, in prototype, short and production runs. With over 268,000 square feet of manufacturing space strategically located in Pennsylvania and South Carolina, Accutrex offers the finest leading edge solutions to your stamping and fabricating needs.

We apologize for the short notice of the change in location, but the circumstances were beyond our control. The schedule will be the same. The tour will start promptly at 5:30 PM. After the tour, we will proceed to the Doubletree by Hilton, Racetrack Road, Washington, PA for Networking and Dinner.

Please note, we have already reserved the dinner at the Doubletree. Please verify that you will be attending and that you received this information be contacting me directly as soon as possible. My contact information is below.

5:30 PM—Tour Accutrex Products, Inc. – 112 Southpointe Blvd. , Canonsburg, PA
6:30 PM- Networking and Dinner- Doubletree by Hilton – Racetrack Road, Washington, PA

For more information about Accutrex Products, Inc , please visit our website listed below.

Ron Davis
Director of Inside Sales
AccuTrex Products, Inc.
112 Southpointe Blvd.
Canonsburg, PA 15317
PH 724-746-4300
Fax 724-746-0711
Direct 724-820-1944
A Veteran owned company since 1980

mailto:rdavis@accutrex.com
www.accutrex.com

WCMA February Meeting

The next monthly meeting of the WCMA will be held on Thursday February 7, 2019. We will have a tour of FPD Company in McMurray, followed by dinner at the Doubletree by Hilton on Racetrack Road.
FPD Company, a 30+ year old privately held organization located 14 miles south of Pittsburgh, PA, is a respected global supplier of titanium forgings, machined components and assemblies. FPD’s knowledge of materials, precision manufacturing methods and a comprehensive quality system enable us to meet the stringent requirements of the aerospace and medical industries. Join us to learn about FPD’s efficient management systems and equipment that allows them to service their customers with expertly engineered, high quality products.
The cost for the dinner is $25.00 per person and may be paid in advance with a check to the Association, Box BE, Washington, PA 15301, or you may pay at the desk the evening of the meeting. Please note, because we guarantee the number of meals, if you make reservations, but cannot attend, your company will be charged for the dinner if you do not cancel in advance. The deadline for reservations is Wednesday, February 6, 2019. Please make reservations for this month’s meeting by calling Ron Davis at (724) 746-4300 or register online.

MEETING DATE: Thursday, February 7, 2019
WHERE: FPD Company, 124 Hidden Valley Rd. McMurray, P A15317
TIME:
5:30PM Tour at FPD 6:45pm Networking & Dinner
Double Tree by Hilton, 340 Racetrack Road, Washington, PA

 

January Meeting

The next monthly meeting of the WCMA will be held on Thursday January 10, 2019. We will be meeting at the Double Tree by Hilton located at 340 Racetrack Road, Washington, PA

The speaker will be Ed Denton whose consulting firm Denton/Neely & Co. LLC. spec8ializes in helping companies develop custom solutions for improving the quality of their growth and earnings.

Technology is increasingly transforming industries by enabling new customer experiences, product values and business models that can reshape competitive success factors.  Changes can occur rapidly, creating new opportunities, presenting challenges to accepted practices and sometimes putting the businesses of the unprepared at risk.

Our talk on January 10, 2019 is intended to be a primer on Digital Transformation in the manufacturing sector.  We hope listeners will leave the meeting with a baseline understanding of:

  • What digitization is and what it can mean for the growth of a business
  • The current stae-of-play in the manufacturing sector
  • How to begin taking it forward in your company
  • Organizational considerations to be aware of, and
  • Potential payoffs associated with going down this path

The cost for the dinner is $25.00 per person and may be paid in advance with a check to the Association, Box BE, Washington, PA 15301, or you may pay at the desk the evening of the meeting. Please note, because we guarantee the number of meals, if you make reservations, but cannot attend, your company will be charged for the dinner if you do not cancel in advance. The deadline for reservations is Wednesday, January 9, 2019. Please make reservations for this month’s meeting by calling Ron Davis at (724) 746-4300  or register here.

MEETING DATE: Thursday, January 10, 2019
WHERE: Double Tree by Hilton, 340 Racetrack Road, Washington, PA
5:30pm Networking Time
6:15 Dinner
7:00PM Speaker Ed Denton-Denton/Neely

 

 

 

 

WCMA Holiday Party

Join us for our Annual Holiday Party on Thursday, November 29th!

The WCMA Annual Holiday Party will be on Thursday, November 29th at 6pm at the Hilton Garden Inn, Southpointe. We will enjoy a festive cocktail hour with music by Jenny Wilson followed by a holiday dinner and the company of our friends! We encourage you to bring your spouse or significant other to this event. We will also be collecting donations for Toys for Tots, so please bring a new, unwrapped toy to donate to local children in need this holiday season! As always, we encourage you to bring a toy manufactured in the US.

The cost for the dinner is $25.00 per person and may be paid in advance with a check to the Association, Box BE, Washington, PA 15301, or you may pay at the desk the evening of the meeting. Please note, because we guarantee the number of meals, if you make reservations, but cannot attend, your company will be charged for the dinner if you do not cancel in advance. The deadline for reservations is Wednesday, November 28, 2018. Please make reservations for this month’s meeting by calling Ron Davis at (724) 746-4300 . Or register Here.

MEETING DATE: Thursday, November 29, 2018
LOCATION: Hilton Garden Inn, Southpointe
TIME: 6pm Social Hour, Sponsored by WCMA; 7pm Dinner

WCMA November meeting

The next monthly meeting of the WCMA will be held on Thursday, November 1, 2018. We will be meeting for a tour of Davan Manufacturing..

For our November meeting, we will be touring Davan Manufacturing located in Washington, PA. Davan Manufacturing Inc is a second generation Precision Machining Company in our 50th year of operation.It is a production job shop specializing in producing precision machined components in all metals and plastics in lots from ten to thousands. Sizes range from 1/4″ diameter to 36″ diameter. Specializing in 3 & 4 axis mill/turned parts as well as up to 4 axis milling . Automated bar feed work from 1/4″ to 3″ diameter. Automated coordinate measuring as well as 3D CAD modeling capabilities.

The cost for the dinner is $25.00 per person and may be paid in advance with a check to the Association, Box BE, Washington, PA 15301, or you may pay at the desk the evening of the meeting. Please note, because we guarantee the number of meals, if you make reservations, but cannot attend, your company will be charged for the dinner if you do not cancel in advance. The deadline for reservations is Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Please make reservations for this month’s meeting by calling Ron Davis at (724) 746-4300 . Or register Here.

MEETING DATE: Thursday, November 1, 2018
Tour & Program: Davan Manufacturing 500 Crile Road, Washington, PA 15301

Dinner & Social Hour: The Union Grill 13 E. Wheeling St. Washington, PA 15301

5:30pm Tour and Program Davan Manufacturing
6:45 Social Hour & Dinner at Union Grill

OCTOBER MEETING

The next monthly meeting of the WCMA will be held on Thursday, October 4, 2018. We will be meeting for a tour of Langeloth Mettallurgical Company, LLC.

For our October meeting, we will be touring Langeloth Metallurgical Company, LLC located in Langeloth, PA. Langeloth Metallurgical Company (LMC) produces molybdenum products. The Company offers technical and pure oxide, technical oxide briquettes, ferromolybdenum, and high performance molybdenum products to chemical, food processing, metallurgical, and metals finishing industry sectors. LMC is now a subdivision of Centerra Gold whom acquired their previous owner, Thompson Creek Metals Company, Inc. in 2016. The Langeloth facility is one of the largest toll conversion plants in the world with a roasting capacity of 36 million pounds of molybdenum and 9 million pounds of molybdenum oxide as ferromolybdenum.

Directions: Langeloth Mettalurgical can be reached by taking Rte. 18 North towards Burgettstown. Turn left onto W. Market St. When Market St. bears left quickly after making the left turn it becomes Langeloth Rd. Near the top of the hill, turn left on to Vance Dr.

The cost for the dinner is $25.00 per person and may be paid in advance with a check to the Association, Box BE, Washington, PA 15301, or you may pay at the desk the evening of the meeting. Please note, because we guarantee the number of meals, if you make reservations, but cannot attend, your company will be charged for the dinner if you do not cancel in advance. The deadline for reservations is Wednesday, October 3, 2018. Please make reservations for this month’s meeting by calling Ron Davis at (724) 746-4300 . Or, Register Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wcma-october-meeting-tickets-50789266062?ref=estw

MEETING DATE: Thursday, October 4, 2018
Tour & Program: Langeloth Mettallurgical Company

Dinner & Social Hour: Ft. Cherry Country Club

5:30pm Tour and Program Langeloth Mettallurgical Co. 10 Langeloth Rd. Langeloth, PA 15054
6:45 Social Hour & Dinner at Ft. Cherry Country Club, 80 Ft. Cherry Rd. McDonald, PA 15057

Congratulations to the winners of the WCMA 2018 Golf outing

A little bit of lightening and a lot of rain didn’t keep these guys down!

The Winning Team: Universal Electric Corp
Jeremy Schmidt, Tim Gehring, Pete Yalch, Chris Meyer

 

Second Place: Perryman Co.
Shawn Gough, Irv Brown, Dane Welsh, Mitch Allenspatch

 

Third Place: Priority Equipment Rental
Shawn Davis, Larry Kirkpatrick, Rob McAnallen, Doug Evans

 

The skill masters
Closest to the pin #4 Shawn Davis 4’1″
Long Drive Fairway #6 Josh Frazier
Closest to the line #12 Brett Young
Longest Putt #18 Tom Schneider 41’5″

Meet our scholarship winner

Ben Zeisloft, is this year’s WCMA Scholarship recipient. Ben is currently a freshman at the University of Pennsylvania at the Wharton School, studying economics with concentrations in finance and management. Ben spent his past summer in Kenya working with a non-profit organization to train teachers in the Mathare Valley Slums. Ben would like to thank WCMA for sponsoring his scholarship to attend U Penn, he notes that it has definitely made buying books easier this semester!

Thank you to everyone who works so hard to make our annual golf outing a success. The proceeds from the golf outing fund our scholarship program and enable us to help great students like Ben who are interested in furthering manufacturing in PA!

 

 

WCMA 2018 Golf Outing

The WCMA golf outing is currently sold out for foursomes. However, spots are still available for the post golf outing dinner. Dinner cost is $35 for a delicious grilled to order steak and chicken dinner. Stop by to network with friends and fellow businesses. You will still receive a great door prize and a chance to win at our 50/50 and raffle prize drawings. You must register for dinner no later than August 28th.

Speaking of sold out, if you would like to get your business in front our 150+ golf outing guests, there are still hole sponsorships available for just $50/each and we are still looking for door prize donations for the outing. Donate logoed gift items, prizes or gift cards with your company information included. All hole sponsors and door prize donors will be listed in our program at the outing.

If you are interested in attending dinner or donating door prize items, reply to this email or contact Ron Davis: rdavis@accutrex.com or 724-746-4300.

Details for the golf outing are as follows:
Date: Thursday September 6, 2018
Locaton: Nemacolin Country Club, Route 40 West, Beallsville, PA (just 20 minutes from Washington on Route 40)
Time:
11:30am Lunch
12:30am Shotgun start
Dinner and awards approx. 5pm

We are looking forward to seeing you for a fun day of golf and networking!

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